Commercial breeders take 'long term view' at SA's Merino ram sales

CM
October 12 2023 - 4:30pm
The Nutrien and Elders selling team at the 2023 Adelaide Merino ram sale where 37 of 49 rams topped at $28,000 and averaged $11,460. Picture by Jacqui Bateman
The Nutrien and Elders selling team at the 2023 Adelaide Merino ram sale where 37 of 49 rams topped at $28,000 and averaged $11,460. Picture by Jacqui Bateman

SA's on-property Merino ram sales have defied a big drop in lamb and mutton prices with most studs averages only back a couple of hundred dollars on 2022 and near total clearances.

CM

Catherine is Stock Journal's long time livestock editor and South East journalist.

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